Brooklyn Lincoln junior guard Isaiah Whitehead went off for 45 points Sunday in a scrimmage against Cardozo.
“It was great,” Whitehead told SNY.tv “They were playing very aggressive defense and I just outplayed them and my jump shot has gotten way better.”
Said Cardozo coach Ron Naclerio: “You can see he has really worked to improve all facets of his game. He has superior confidence in his long 3 and has an NBA pullup. He will willingly give it up and get the assist.
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